Hitting a Driver Off the Deck

It’s a high nerve shot with a high reward and if you catch it just right you’ll have bragging rights for the rest of the day. Golf Digest Best Young Teacher Jason Birnbaum shows you how to hit a driver off the deck.

Released on 3/31/2014

Credits

Starring: Jason Birnbaum

Transcript

00:01
Driver Off the Deck.
00:02
Probably not the smartest play in the world,
00:03
but a really cool shot if you can pull it off.
00:06
(upbeat rock music)
00:12
Feel free to ask me some questions below,
00:14
and I'll get back to you with some
00:15
advice to help you with your game.
00:17
There are a couple reasons on this particular hole
00:19
why I would consider this shot.
00:20
I've got a little bit of an uphill lie,
00:22
making it easier to hit down onto the ball.
00:24
I've got wind in my face,
00:25
and I've got a long hole with no trouble in front of me
00:28
so I don't have to worry about
00:29
hitting a little bit of a low shot.
00:32
I'm gonna play the ball with the driver set up
00:34
in the front of my stance,
00:36
tilt my body behind the ball,
00:38
and because the ball's on the ground,
00:39
I'm gonna hit slightly down onto the ball.
00:44
It sort of looks like this.
00:47
(upbeat rock music)
00:51
Ball forward,
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body tilted back,
00:55
and I'm gonna hit slightly down on it.
00:57
This is a high nerve, high reward shot,
00:59
but if you catch it right, you'll have bragging rights
01:01
with your friends for the rest of the day.
01:03
(upbeat rock music)
01:06
Oh yeah, I killed that one.
01:13
Let me know what you think of our Nervewrackers,
01:15
and comment below.
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